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Western Leafcutter (female)

Megachile perihirta


Unlike other bees that collect pollen on their legs - female leafcutter bees collect pollen with the thick long hairs of their abdomen.


Spotted at a ground seep along a gravel road in eastern Washington. Shrub-steppe with pine trees in the valleys.

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Washington, USA

Lat: 46.91, Long: -120.69

Spotted on Aug 18, 2019
Submitted on Aug 21, 2019

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